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Dissertation to First Book Talk

OCT 27, 2021 | 6:30 PM

Dissertation to First Book Talk

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WHERE:

Online

WHEN:

October 27, 2021: 6:30 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

RESERVATIONS:

Description

Ken Wissoker, Senior Executive Editor at Duke University Press and Director of Intellectual Publics at The Graduate Center (CUNY), will discuss the difference between a dissertation and a book, and the process of turning a Ph.D. dissertation into a first book. He will share advice and expertise around the system of academic publishing with a focus on questions of genre and audience.

This is an online event. Please register here to participate via Zoom.

This event is sponsored by The Futures Initiative and part of the University Worth Fighting For, a series of workshops that tie student-centered, engaged pedagogical practices to institutional change, race, equality, gender, and social justice. The Futures Initiative was founded in 2014 at the Graduate Center, CUNY, to offer a new model for graduate education. Focusing on equity and innovation in higher education, the Futures Initiative develops new engaged, collaborative pedagogies that empower the next generation of intellectual leaders with bold, creative, and independent methods for confronting the problems in the world today and thinking through effective, democratic solutions. The Futures Initiative connects research, teaching, and social justice.